World Hydrogen 2023 returns to Rotterdam doubling in size
World Hydrogen 2023 returns to Rotterdam doubling in size.
The organizers of the World Hydrogen Summit & Exhibition, the world’s largest hydrogen event dedicated to the global advancement of hydrogen, have announced that they will return to Rotterdam in May 2023. To meet growing demand, the event will double of size.
The organizers of the Sustainable Energy Council (SEC) together with the Port of Rotterdam, the City of Rotterdam and the Province of Zuid-Holland made the announcement indicating their continued commitment to work together and improve the event as official global springboard for hydrogen agreements. and project development.
As hydrogen is poised to play a crucial role in the decarbonization of heavy industries across the world, the conference and expo is the must-attend meeting to spark international government-industry collaboration and expand the knowledge sharing to ensure rapid scaling and deployment. of a hydrogen economy, in line with the set climate objectives.
Following World Hydrogen 2022’s sold-out sale to summit attendees, organizers doubled capacity to accommodate more than twice as many companies in 2023 to keep pace with rapid industry expansion and enable business connections keys to prosper.
Among the many features announced for 2023, attendees will be able to take unique tours of port facilities and infrastructure where the latest hydrogen projects are being developed, providing rare access to world-class hydrogen projects.
By hosting World Hydrogen 2023, the Province, City and Port underline their regional commitment to becoming the Hydrogen Hub of Europe, which is a key element of the region’s strategy towards a circular economy and carbon neutrality here. 2050.
Plans include the development of a world-class hydrogen value chain, with projects including large-scale production of green and blue hydrogen, imports, infrastructure and use in industry and heavy mobility, all underway at the Port of Rotterdam.
Jeannette Baljeu, Regional Minister, Province of Zuid-Holland:
Clean hydrogen plays a key role in transforming our economy towards a sustainable future.
“The urgency to develop a hydrogen value chain is widely felt, which is reflected in the growth of the World Hydrogen Summit & Exhibition. As Province of Zuid-Holland, we are proud to contribute and show how far we have come. “
Robert Simon, Vice-Mayor Port & Economy, City of Rotterdam:
Hydrogen will play a crucial role in the fight against climate change and Rotterdam is leading the way in the development of hydrogen value chains.
“As Europe’s hydrogen hub, we are once again proud to host this event, bringing together the most ambitious companies and regions to make this new economy work.”
Allard Castelein, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Rotterdam Authority:
In Europe, the port of Rotterdam is best placed to receive the bulk of the EU’s 10 million tonnes of low-carbon hydrogen import demand.
“Our port has the ambition to be the largest global hub for hydrogen and low-carbon fuels in the world by 2030. Rotterdam has world-class infrastructure and is ready to supply the main areas European demand via excellent existing networks and new ones to be built”.
Chris Hugall, Managing Director, Sustainable Energy Council (SEC):
SEC is delighted to once again host the World Hydrogen 2023 Summit & Exhibition in Rotterdam.
“Together with our partners the province, city and port of Rotterdam, we are delighted to invite the international community to join us at this official event to learn about the enormous global progress in hydrogen and establish the key contacts to continue to expand the industry and provide a rapid energy transition.”
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World Hydrogen 2023 returns to Rotterdam doubling in size, September 22, 2022